Gary Sasso represents business clients in securities fraud and consumer fraud class actions and other complex litigation at the trial and appellate level, in the financial services industry, energy sector, products manufacturing industry, and services sector. Gary has tried cases in the areas of securities fraud, business contracts, products liability, professional malpractice, employment discrimination and termination, eminent domain, bankruptcy, construction, administrative law, and land use in Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
Gary has argued appeals on diverse issues including business fraud, federal and state constitutional claims, products liability, personal injury, insurance coverage, national bank regulation, employment discrimination, federal occupational safety and health regulation, eminent domain, county taxation, and public utilities law.
Before joining the firm in 1987, Gary worked as a law clerk for Justice Byron R. White on the United States Supreme Court; and as a law clerk for Judge Spottswood W. Robinson, III, of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
- University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1977)
- Editor-in-Chief, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
- Awarded Peter McCall Prize for attaining the highest grades in law school graduating class
- Awarded Carrye G. Barkenkopf Scholarship at Penn Law School for first in class ranking
- Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (B.S., magna cum laude, 1974)
- Litigator, Bredhoff & Kaiser, Washington (1979-1987)
- Law Clerk, The Honorable Byron R. White, United States Supreme Court (1978-1979)
- Law Clerk, The Honorable Spottswood W. Robinson, III, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit (1977-1978)
Professional & Community Involvement:
- Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
- Board of Directors (2012-present)
- Vice Chair, Talent Development (2012-present)
- Member, Florida Bar Gender Diversity Task Force (2016-2017)
- Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
- Membership limited to 500 trial lawyers, by invitation only
- American Law Institute (ALI)
- Council (2011-present)
- Executive Committee (2012-present)
- The Florida Council of 100 (2010-present)
- Board of Directors (2017)
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